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leaks are shocking, the size and number. the fact that the department of energy did not know about this or they were not looking at the monitoring close enough or they did not disclose it to the public soon enough you >> officials -- soon enough. >> officials say the leaks pose no immediate danger. environmentalists want to see better oversight of the hanford cleanup effort >> which has been underway for two decades, at a cost of $2 billion per year. the nine nuclear read actors -- reactors turned out uranium for the nuclear weapons program, producing more than 60,000 warheads. the volume of waste is staggering. of solidubic meters nuclear waste. nearly 4 million liters of liquid have leaked, it enough to fill 20,000 bathtubs. the u.s. department of energy turned down al jazeera's request to film on the site. they also said no one we asked to interview the officials responsible for the cleanup -- no when we asked to interview the officials responsible for the cleanup. >> the state is extremely concerned that radioactive materials are being released in the environment. we expect the
. >> the tank leaks are shocking, the size and number of the thes, and the fact that department of energy did not know about this or they were looking at the monitoring close enough, or they didn't disclose it to the public soon enough. >> officials say the leaks pose no immediate danger to the environment or people in the area. environmentalists want to see better oversight of the hanford cleanup effort, which has been underway for two decades at a cost of $2 billion a year. throughout the cold war, hanford's nine nuclear reactors churned out plutonium for the u.s. nuclear weapons program, producing more than 60,000 warheads. the volume of waste left over is staggering. more than 200 million liters of radioactive liquid and 700,000 cubic meters of solid nuclear waste. over the years, nearly 4 million liters of liquid have leaked, enough to fill 20,000 bathtubs. >> the u.s. department of energy turned down al jazeera's request to film on the site and they also said no when we asked to interview responsible officials. the department said they are committed to safely cleaning up the site and is
on their lives. commercial cooking energy like natural gas and electricity command more potential. simple, but effective measures would help address the problem. >> ventilation holes, chimneys, and clean stoves, fixed on an elevated surface. enough space for them to keep stock off would -- a stock of wood which would not get wet. >> most women would welcome any improvement. the country would reduce its disease burden.
closer to new cures, harness new energy and have helped transform us in the high-tech homes of our global economy. we stand together because we share a commitment to helping our fellow human beings around the world. when the earth shakes and floods come, our doctors and rest was reached out to help. when people are suffering, from africa to asia, we partnered to fight disease and overcome hunger. piecend together because must come to the holy land. for even as we are clear-eyed about the difficulties we never lose sight of the vision of israel at peace with its neighbors. so, as i began this is it let me say as clearly as we can, the united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is in our fundamental national security interests, it makes us both stronger, it makes us both a more prosperous, and it makes the world a better place. that is why -- [applause] the united states it was the very first nation to recognize the state of israel 65 years ago. that is why the star of david and the stars and stripes flying together today. that is why i am confident in declaring tha
for renewable energy. still to come here on the newshour -- >> we'll tell you why this colony of penguins in argentina could be under threat. and we'll see a sweet strike. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >> welcome back. now it's breeding season for the penguins of argentina. each year they migrate to the same part of southern argentina at the same time to have their chicks. as we get a report, from the island, their future is now under threat. >> it is one of the largest penguin colonies in the world. around one million of them gather every year between september and april in the southern province. here they mate and build their nests and care for their chicks. but those working in the area are concerned that the penguins do not have enough food. we are seeing fewer and fewer penguin chicks. we believe it is hunger, when there is a chick, one parent goes to fish and the other one stays. they genuinely come back in one week. but this year we noticed they go and takes them weeks to come back and if they don't, the other parent goes and the chick dies. >> those who do make it back feed their chicks b
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